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Nakilat transitions LNG carrier to in-house management

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Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Max LNG carrier Lijmiliya from Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Ltd, as part of the second phase of its planned fleet management transition programme.

With a cargo carrying capacity of 263 300 m3, the Lijmiliya is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas. The vessel, built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, was delivered in January 2009 and has been in service ever since.

The Lijmiliya is the seventh vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat Shipping Qatar Ltd. (NSQL) this year, bringing the total number of vessels managed by NSQL to 26, comprising of 22 LNG and four LPG carriers.

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